Hacking SlideShare: The Surprising Site That Sends More Referral Traffic Than Facebook or Twitter

Digging through my analytics last week, I stumbled on a surprising find:

SlideShare had driven more referral traffic to SideHustleNation so far this year than Twitter or Facebook.

I was surprised because

It’s a tiny fraction of the size of those other platforms.
I only have 6 presentations there (2 of which were duds).
I have a grand total of 77 SlideShare followers.
So how do they send so much traffic? Let’s take a look.

39: Hacking Your Side Hustle for Growth and Passive Income

In Episode 39 of The Side Hustle Show, I’m joined by Mike Newton from HackingPhotography.com.

We discuss how to make a name for yourself in any business, how to score corporate clients (and why you’d want to), and how to generate passive income streams from a service business.

38: Flipping Websites for Fun and Profit

Fellow side hustler Freddie Mixell from ProjectPassive.com joins me on Episode 38 of The Side Hustle Show to discuss how to flip digital real estate assets. We cover the criteria to build an income-producing website from scratch, what buyers are looking for, and how to use this strategy to accelerate your side hustle earnings.

Freddie shares how to find profitable niches, avoid “webmaster welfare” aka AdSense, and maximize profit when it’s time to sell.

36: A Job-Killing Membership Business Around Your Passion

Melissa Witmer runs UltyResults.com, a strength and conditioning membership site for ultimate frisbee players that generates a full-time income. In episode 36 of The Side Hustle Show, learn how she took the concept from idea to side hustle to full-time business and how can replicate her success.

A big thank you to David from ThePowerofPartTime.tv for the introduction!

32: How to Build a High-Value Membership Site for Recurring Revenue

A subscription-based business is a beautiful thing, because you have a predictable recurring revenue stream you can grow over time.

Online, one of the most popular subscription business models is a membership site, where customers pay for exclusive content, exclusive networking, and exclusive access to you, the site owner.

31: Pay What You Want Pricing for Side Hustlers

Could you actually earn more money for your side hustle work by letting customers choose their own price?

Tom Morkes, author of The Complete Guide to Pay What You Want Pricing, shares why the strategy works and when to use it.

His extensive research and case studies show how entrepreneurs can at once reach a wider audience by eliminating the price barrier, and earn more money from their biggest fans and supporters.

The Outsourced Writing Experiment

For my latest book project, I had this wonderful idea that if I could get someone else to do the writing, I could get it to market faster. I was super busy and eager to expand my self-publishing efforts. The Idea You may have heard the stories of successful Kindle authors who actually use ghostwriters … Read more

26: The 5 Pillars of Affiliate Marketing Success

In episode 26 of The Side Hustle Show, I’m joined by Josh and Jill Stanton from ScrewtheNinetoFive.com. This pair is living the digital nomad dream, coming to us all the way from Chiang Mai, Thailand! Thanks to Adam from TropicalNomad.com for the intro! They earn a living running their location-independent affiliate marketing business from their … Read more

25: How to Create a Profitable Online Course, with Vasavi Kumar

Episode 25 — we made it to the quarter-century mark! Learn how to create valuable and profitable time-leveraged online courses utilizing the skills and experience you already have. Vasavi Kumar, a certified life coach, shares her transition from a one-to-one business model to a one-to-many model that funds her lifestyle and freedom. This is a … Read more

Ebooks on Fiverr: The Self-Publishing Platform That Outsold Amazon

Everyone knows Amazon’s self-publishing platform is the place to be for indie authors. That’s not news. I mean, where else can you instantly get shelf space in the world’s largest bookstore, and reach a network of millions of Kindle owners, all for free? To be sure, if you’re not on Amazon, you’re definitely missing out … Read more

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